Jussi Manninen is Executive Vice President at VTT responsible for the business area of Carbon Neutral Solutions. The business area consists of almost 500 research professionals working in the areas of Smart Energy and Built Environment, Transport and Mobility, Industrial energy and Hydrogen, and Nuclear Energy. Jussi moved to VTT from the Ministry of Employment and the Economy of Finland, where he was responsible for the implementation of the Finnish Government’s key projects on the Bioeconomy and Cleantech and the Finnish bioeconomy strategy.
Jussi holds a PhD in Process Integration from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). Previously Jussi worked at VTT for 15 years in research, development and innovation management in the fields of energy, the forest sector and the bioeconomy.